International Trade Professional

Economic Effects of Trade Agreements

Age: 30
DEGREE: MA, International Trade and Investment Policy
CURRENT PROJECT: Title VII Investigations

Quick Facts

​Professional Experience

Title VII Investigations

Ms, Comparative Politics
Trinity College, Dublin
Thesis: "When David Picks a Fight With Goliath: Why Developing and Least Developed Countries Initiate Disputes with the United States and the European Union Within the WTO”
  • U.S. International Trade Commission -- 2016- Present
  • The Brookings Insitution, Metropolitan Policy Program -- 2012-2016
  • Bipartisan Policy Center -- 2011-2012

Import injury investigations featuring anti-dumping and countervailing duties.

International Political Economy

​​BA, International Studies

Trinity College
Thesis: “Los efectos políticos de fútbol en Latinoamérica: el caso de la Copa Mundial 1978”

Amelia Shister

Amelia hails from New York but has lived all over the country.  She is a masters candidate at the George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs in the International Trade and Investment Policy program.  Amelia joined the U.S. International Trade Commission after 4 years at the Metropolitan Policy Program at the Brookings Institution where she worked on the Global Cities Initiative.  Previously, she was at the Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC). She graduated from Trinity College (CT) with a B.A. in International Studies (Latin America and the Caribbean) and Hispanic Studies and she received her M.Sc. in Political Science (Comparative European Politics) from Trinity College Dublin. Prior to joining BPC, Amelia interned at Dynamic SRG, a political fundraising firm in New York City. She also worked as a field organizer on a congressional campaign during the 2010 election cycle. She has worked and studied abroad in Barcelona, Spain and Dublin, Ireland. 

Moving forward, she aims to substantively engage in research and policy analysis in areas of foreign policy and international political economy, especially with regards to global commodity trade regulations and agreements.

​About Me

Ma, ​international trade & investment policy
George Washington University
In progress

Areas of Expertise